Live: WHO says no Covid ‘end game’; India records 334,000 fresh cases

Live news updates: The head of the Globe Health and fitness Group (WHO) warned on Monday that it was harmful to presume the Omicron variant would herald the close of Covid-19, exhorting nations to continue to be targeted to conquer the pandemic.
“It’s dangerous to think that Omicron will be the previous variant and that we are in the end match,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus advised a WHO government board assembly of the two-calendar year pandemic that has killed almost 6 million individuals.
Air India is very likely to be handed more than to the Tata group by January 27, reported a senior executive of the personal debt-laden national carrier in a message to workers. A senior governing administration official associated with the disinvestment told Company Standard the authorities was finalising necessary processes like the closure of money statements. Tata, the salt-to-program conglomerate, previous 12 months won the bid to receive Air India at Rs 18,000 crore.
Swiggy doubled its valuation to $10.7 billion in a funding spherical that lifted $700 million, as booming need for brief shipping and delivery of food stuff and grocery in India drives up investments in the sector. The foodstuff supply company reported on Monday it had elevated $700 million in the fundraise that was led by US investment firm Invesco and also bundled Baron Funds Team, Sumeru Venture, IIFL and Kotak. Existing traders Alpha Wave Worldwide and Qatar Financial investment Authority also took component in the spherical.